Drawn & Formed Exhibition

Embrace by Naomi Aindow - Silk organza, metal threads, silk thread, glass beads, sequins | Photo taken by Cadi Williams

The Goldsmith’s Centre’s Drawn + Formed exhibition; in partnership with the Worshipful Company of Gold and Silver Wyre Drawers  This exhibition explores the history and contemporary uses of hand-drawn wire in embroidery, jewellery and silversmithing. London was first introduced to gold and silver wire drawing by craftsmen from Europe around the 15th century, however, there […]

Louise Bourgeois: The Woven Child at the Hayward Gallery

The Louise Bourgeois: The woven child was certainly an exhibition that made you stop and really consider the thought process of each piece, what emotion and psychological motive she was trying to portray to the viewer. With her use of materials ranging from steel to bone to gold and lingerie, each surface represents a memory […]

Hawthorne & Heaney on Show at Fortnum and Mason

We have the great privilage of being able to say that we currently have some works on display at the world renound Fortnum and Mason, London. As part of the celebrations for the Queen’s Jubilee, Fortnums are holding a series of exhibitions, spotlighting the artistic talents of British Craftsmanship. In partnership with QEST, the Queen […]

Hawthorne & Heaney on ‘Faberge in London’ at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Walking into the exhibition immediately you feel the nature of the exclusivity of the brand and the luxury of which these ornaments possess. Each object displayed exquisitely in their own selective groups laid on soft fabrics and under crystal clear light, allowing for the viewer to see them sparkling away in all their glory. With […]

Hawthorne & Heaney Explores London Craft Week

Last week was full of London Craft Week events, workshops and open houses. A few of which we had the delight to attend including an open house and embroidery demonstration at Erdem, an exhibition of embroidery artist Rosalind Wyatt’s work and a talk and demonstration by the Heritage Craft Association on the red list of […]

Hawthorne & Heaney for London Craft Week 2021

London Craft Week is alive and kicking this week in London after a skipped year becuase of Covid and delayed from it’s usualy May slot. However, if you are in London between now and the 10th October, there are lots of events, open doors and workshop on to get involved with. We are very excited […]

Hawthorne & Heaney on The Marketplace

hawthorne and heaney, sewing , embroidery, the service

Hawthorne & Heaney Personalisation booth in action 2020 has been a wierd year, for the past few years we have got into a rhythm that by the time about October comes, we will be doing a lot of monogramming and personalisation events. However this year, that didnt happen. Kirk Original Glasses against a backdrop of […]

Hawthorne and Heaney Visits the Summer Exhibition At The Royal Academy of Arts

london, gallery work, contemporary art, David Batchelor

On the 10th of December, I had the exciting opportunity to visit the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2020, located just down the road from Savile Row. Due to the current climate with unprecedented challenges and not wanting to miss its 252nd anniversary, the event was postponed to the winter months for the first […]